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Apr 10, 2013 at 8:59 PM PDT
A new Portland police unit is about to enter training to cut down on violent confrontations between police and people with mental health problems.
Apr 10, 2013 at 9:00 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. – A new Portland police unit is about to enter training to cut down on violent confrontations between police and people with mental health problems.

Police hope it will cut down on the chances they'll encounter people...
Nov 7, 2012 at 6:34 PM PDT
The schools promise is interesting because the mayor has no say in education. And to make something that's not under the mayor's job description one of the three pillars of a mayoral campaign can raise some eyebrows.
Nov 7, 2012 at 7:21 AM PDT
When asked by KATU News if he would continue the fight and spend money on a court battle to block Officer Ron Frashour's return to the police force, Mayor-elect Charlie Hales said "I don't think so."
Oct 19, 2012 at 6:02 PM PDT
The City of Portland will reinstate a police officer who was fired over his involvement in the shooting of an unarmed man, even as city officials continue to fight his continued employment.
Oct 12, 2012 at 2:06 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Department of Justice said Thursday that the Portland Police Bureau violated the U.S. Constitution by engaging in a “pattern or practice of excessive force against people with mental illness.”

The Justice...
Oct 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT
Voters got to see candidates for City Council, incumbent Amanda Fritz and her challenger state Rep. Mary Nolan, appear simultaneously on "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday in a kind of "mini-debate."
Oct 4, 2012 at 4:08 PM PDT
The Portland City Council voted unanimously Thursday for a court appeal of the state labor board's decision that says the city has to reinstate a fired police officer after he shot and killed an unarmed man.
Oct 2, 2012 at 4:55 PM PDT
Officer Ron Frashour was fired after the shooting death of Aaron Campbell outside a Northeast Portland apartment complex in January 2010. An arbitrator and the state Employment Labor Relations Board both ruled Frashour should get his job back.
Sep 25, 2012 at 4:01 PM PDT
Portland Mayor Sam Adams picked up support Tuesday from City Commissioner Randy Leonard in his fight to keep officer Ron Frashour off the Portland Police force.
Sep 25, 2012 at 10:22 AM PDT
Last Friday, the Oregon Employment Relations Board ruled that the city must adhere to an arbitrator’s decision and re-hire Ron Frashour. Adams has stated in the past he would fight any effort to have Frashour reinstated. The Portland Police...
Sep 24, 2012 at 2:08 PM PDT
The Oregon Employment Relations Board ruled on Friday that the city must adhere to an arbitrator’s decision and re-hire Ron Frashour. Frashour had been fired from the Portland Police Bureau after he shot and killed an un-armed man in 2010.
Sep 13, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT
After a year-long review, the Department of Justice said Thursday that the Portland Police Bureau violated the U.S. Constitution by engaging in a “pattern or practice of excessive force against people with mental illness.”
Apr 12, 2012 at 4:43 PM PDT
Police officer Ronald Frashour was fired by Chief Reese and Mayor Adams Nov. 16, 2010, after Frashour shot and killed Aaron Campbell, 25, at the Sandy Terrace Apartments on Northeast Sandy Boulevard.
Apr 2, 2012 at 9:53 AM PDT
The rally, a call to action by Portland’s Albina Ministries, began at City Hall in downtown Portland Monday.